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Heeding the Call for Good Corporate Citizenship

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by David Marbaugh

Society’s expectations are rising for the private sector, and this is especially true for companies such as Lilly who are entrusted with public health.  Organizations not only must excel at what they do, but how they do it.

Two recent rankings place Lilly in good company with other reputable corporate citizens across the globe.

Read more about Lilly's recognitions and commitment to corporate responsibility.

Report Finds Continuing Challenges in Changing Behaviors that Increase Cancer Risk

Coordinated Efforts Needed to Close Gaps
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April 17, 2013 /3BL Media/ - An annual report from the American Cancer Society finds continuing challenges in changing behaviors and risk factors in order to reduce suffering and death from cancer.

"You're not addressing the biggest question" | Conflict Minerals Compliance

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Hundreds of Global Brand companies attended this week's Source Intelligence webinar: Industry Veterans Speak Out on the Changing Requirements of Due Diligence. We received countless questions, which we will release later this week, but what question is the "biggest question" that seems to be on anyone's mind? 

Q.) What if many suppliers are not cooperative, nor capable of digging into their supply chains (3 to 4 levels down) to determine which smelters?  Any 'solution' will be useless without valid data.

Conflict Minerals Webinar Attendees Speak Out: What does RCOI Stand for and Why Should I Care?

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Hundreds of Global Brand Officers attended today’s Source Intelligence webinar: Industry Veterans Speak Out on the Changing Requirements of Due Diligence. We received countless questions, which we will release later this week, however one question seemed to be on the viewers minds…

What does RCOI stand for?

RCOI is the Reasonable Country of Origin Inquiry.

Global Brands Seek Expert Insight as They Begin Implementation of their Conflict Minerals Compliance Programs

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“How should we select suppliers?”, “What will the effect be on non-public companies?”, “What percentage of suppliers are "enough" in order to be compliant?”, “Are their systems which can assist?”

There certainly was no shortage of questions during today’s Source Intelligence Conflict Minerals webinar where industry experts discussed the complexity of implementing a compliant Conflict Minerals Compliance Program with sufficient due diligence and required reporting. 

Jeffrey Sachs, Cookie Monster, Cory Booker, Mark Dybul and 70+ Other Speakers: GBCHealth Conference Attracts Biggest Names in Global Health

The world’s premiere annual conference on business and global health will take place May 15-17, 2013 in New York City.
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April 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ - The GBCHealth Conference features the most prominent visionaries in business and global health addressing the role of the private sector in improving health in the workplace, community and world.

Global Webcast and Insights on the Canadian House of Commons Conflict Minerals Act, Bill C-486

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According to the sponsor of the Bill C-486, “The Conflict Minerals Act requires Canadian companies to exercise due diligence before and while exploiting and trading minerals from the Great Lakes Region, to ensure that no armed groups engaged in illegal activities have benefited from the extraction, processing, or use of those minerals.

Kids Get Excited About Nature Across Caribbean

Environmental campaign based on a popular radio drama motivates students to get involved
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April 9, 2013 /3BL Media/ - Primary schools across St. Lucia are bubbling with excitement after being visited by a White-breasted Thrasher, Iguana, Coral and “Tin Tin” as part of a series of activities that are being led by PCI Media Impact as part of My Island-My Community.

The students played, sang and asked questions with the mascots as part of a campaign to raise awareness about the important role that nature plays in protecting the community from climate change.

TOMS One Day Without Shoes Challenge

Joey Blumenfeld
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For the third consecutive year, AOL is proud to be a corporate partner of TOMS One Day Without Shoes on Tuesday, April 16.  Millions of children around the world grow up without shoes and are at risk of disease and infection.  One Day Without Shoes is a day to raise awareness of the impact a pair of shoes can have on a child’s life by taking off our own.

Join the movement and pledge to go Barefoot & enter for a chance to win TOMS gear http://bit.ly/11xTNMR

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For the third consecutive year, AOL is proud to be a corporate partner of TOMS One Day Without Shoes on Tuesday, April 16.  Millions of children around the world grow up without shoes and are at risk of disease and infection.  One Day Without Shoes is a day to raise awareness of the impact a pair of shoes can have on a child’s life by taking off our own.

Join the movement and pledge to go Barefoot & enter for a chance to win TOMS gear http://bit.ly/11xTNMR

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